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Toscana Cafe

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601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909 (F Street)
+1 202-525-2693
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came there for an early dinner, when the place was practically empty. Our order of salad from the menu was not delivered correctly as they did not carry pickled parsnips anymore. No compromise like a discount or other salad was offered by the waiter, so we decided to retrieve the order. Meatballs were good, pizza was average, but calzone... More 

Thank Bostonian2011
Forest, Virginia
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a weekday afternoon. The service was okay. The panini was very good. Sit outside if you can. Prices are reasonable.

Thank adharris0915
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I had a good lunch here . They had a Ravioli stuffed with creamed spinach in vodka sauce . Perhaps a bit much sauce but the atmosphere made up for it . Certainly a good lunch

Thank Michael A
Rockville, Maryland
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of the finest Italian cafe I have visited. Sitting outside feels like sitting in Italy at a cafe. The staff is courteous and helpful. Now the food is just amazing and mouth watering delicious. The chef does a great job with each and every dish. A must go to place if you are near union station or visiting the... More 

Thank TheDrummerMan
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff, they're friendly, professional and seem to enjoy their jobs. The pizza and sangria were awesome. The pasta is simply delicious, it's homemade! We had the Galozo, and Fermagg. I recommend ordering them as appetizers. My entree was the Alfredo pasta, being homemade, you can't go wrong!

Thank Rashonda H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was really blown away by the fresh pasta- did some simple fettuccine in a Bolognaise sauce for a quick lunch, really impressive flavor. Great bread too. Will have to go back to try some more!

Thank valzebub
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was an excellent experience the food was timely and delicious. Seating outside or upstairs for aircondition. Great pasta dishes.

Thank troyhlmsfmly
Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I love to share my experiences on trip advisor because I get a lot of my ideas from trip advisor I just happened to walk by this restaurant and decided that I would give it a try I'm very picky about my Italian food so I ordered the pasta with Bolognese sauce and a glass of Chianti and when they... More 

Thank DonnaLColeman
Zionsville, Indiana
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Happy hour menu was a great value for dc. A lot of variety. The salad dressings were tasty. My calazone was amazing. The pizzas were tasty too. The looks bely a great restruant Just as good the first time we went.

Thank Zvillemommy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I discovered this nice restaurant behind (or beside) Union Station while walking through the city during one of these recent wonderful summer days we have had without humidity. The feeling of the residential area was what made it memorable, so today I went for an outdoor lunch with a friend on another gorgeous summer day. It was the perfect place... More 

Thank LMCP16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909
    (F Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-525-2693
Toscana Cafe serves delicious, authentic home-style Italian meals with a gourmet touch in Washington, D.C.

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Denver, Colorado
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?